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CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 10:30pm EST
-span. but what soldiers now placed on century duty on the road in and out of boston and on guard outside the homes, officials and with british artillery now aimed at the town house of the general court, it is easy to understand why many boston residents felt threatened by the occupation. many he is how some soldiers try to stir up racial tensions in their town. not everyone in boston is white. for instance, with an -- within a month and there are rival, three british officers had been discovered encouraging some african american slaves in boston to attack their white masters. one of the stock officers assured these black bostonians that the soldiers were there to procure their freedom and that with their help and assistance, we should be able to drive all the liberty bowl is to the devil. while that slaves he talked to ignore these lies, the british army was not there to free the slaves. several white residents marched complaints -- loged complaints. >> colonial life in british occupied boston, saturday night at 8:00 eastern, part of a holiday weekend now through monday morning on c-span
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 10:30am EST
, but springfield was a city where people who couldn't get a job in boston, couldn't get a job in new york would come to springfield, a city of about 170,000. and everybody was either irish, italian or they were french- canadian. and it was important to them to know where you came from. i said, well, i came from senegal valley. what? [laughter] but that was an education, just being in springfield. and this country is, it's about the, it is the great meeting place of people from all over the world. and somehow they get here, and they're free. it's -- and once, well, it's a fantastic accomplishment. i started to say america's a wonderful country, but it's -- [inaudible] >> there are some, of course, they probably don't know what they're talking about, but there are some that criticize some of your books that some of the characters are one-dimensional or simplistic or play to stereotypes. >> i think that with pride. so would dickens. [laughter] try to find some complicateed side of the great lawyer in -- [inaudible] i'll send you a postcard, the name are come to me. the name will come to me. i brus
KRON
Nov 24, 2012 7:00am PST
. live look outside of boston, massachusetts. where it was a chilly 44 degrees. this is another reason for you to enjoy living in the bay area. >> >> we're back it is 9:30 a.m.. >> let's take a quick look outside this morning. air heavenly ski resort. he looks quite bill for outside. >> this is not enough snow for some people but it is enough on the ground. this is deftly way they for you to there is plenty of sunshine and we did wake up to some areas of fall but we are coitus the low 70's in a lot of areas. it will be clear mile into the evening. take a look at temperatures right now. at we are now in the 40's. it is 48 is santa rosa and mid-50s for the east bay shore. it is already in the '60s for half moon bay. at it is about 71 degrees expected for livermore as 66 degrees expected--73 degrees are expected for santa rosa and nevada. 68 degrees are inspected for downtown san francisco. if we do have rain and i will tell you about this letter. >> keeping an eye on this restaurant we have been here all morning long. this a small business saturday and this is when shoppers are encourage
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